State, Duke monitoring a recently arrived patient from North Africa for diseases including Ebola.

November 3, 2014 3:24 AM

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RALEIGH A person with North Carolina ties was being monitored for Ebola and other diseases at Duke University Hospital after traveling to the United States from Liberia, riding a bus from the Newark airport to Durham and developing a fever after traveling to Person County, state health officials said.

Public health officials said the patient, described only as a male, was being monitored Sunday for health conditions including Ebola. They emphasized that he had no known exposure to Ebola and had not been diagnosed with the potentially fatal disease, which has caused thousands of deaths in Africa, ...

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